Crossposted from our partners at Best Friends Animal Society, author Michelle Sathe From being rescued from an animal trap in Eagle River, Alaska, to lounging in laps at the luxurious NEKO Cat Café in Seattle, Quigley has had quite the journey. It all started last July with an email plea to Mojo’s Hope from Anchorage Animal Care and Control, […]

Meet Leisa! Leisa Murray is one of RASKC’s longest-serving volunteers on a regularly scheduled weekly shift. She began as a foster volunteer in 2005. A couple of years later she began working shifts at the shelter before there was a Cat Adoptions Building on the RASKC/ KCACC campus. Leisa serves as the Lead Volunteer for the […]

Share the love this holiday season by opening your heart to a new adoptable friend from RASKC! Throughout the month of December, RASKC is offering 50% off dog and cat adoption fees at our Kent location. (Separate pet license fee may apply.) In addition, we are also proud to team up with our friends from […]

Meet Linda! Linda Bowen is one of RASKC’s most extraordinary foster volunteers. For over 10 years, she has been going the extra mile so often. When Linda takes care of “bottle babies,” she feeds the kittens about every two hours- all night and all day. We cannot thank Linda enough for having contributed over 9,500 foster […]

Halloween is “spook-tacular” for kids of all ages, but the holiday can be pretty scary for our pets. Regional Animal Services of King County would like to remind pet owners of a few safety tips before the ghosts and goblins come begging on October 31. Never feed candy to your pet, especially chocolate. If you […]

Every October, we at RASKC are asked about our policy for adopting cats, especially black cats, at this time of year. Our mission is to place adoptable pets into loving homes as quickly as possible. We don’t have a policy against black cat adoptions at Halloween, as we don’t want to delay matching any pet […]

Public Health – Seattle & King County has tracked several cases of rabies in wild animals in our region this year. This potentially deadly virus is contagious, and in our state is usually carried by bats. While not every bat is infected with rabies, call Public Health at 206-296-4774 or seek help from a healthcare […]

Hi! My name is Checkers and I am available for adoption. I was brought in by my previous owner on August 2nd, 2018 because they were moving and could not keep me. My previous owner described me as friendly and sweet. They also said that I like to hang out in windows and watch birds, […]

We have another exciting story to share from our new WAGS program. Last month, volunteer Tessa H. got a chance to take Django out and they had a blast! From Tessa: Django and I took a trip to Lake Sawyer on Monday, July 23. Django rode nicely in the crate in the back of my car. She was […]

A special thanks to volunteer Sharon K. for taking Patron out for a WAGS adventure at Seward Park. Sharon and Patron had a great time together! From Sharon: “This Saturday I took Patron for a 2.5 hour outing to Seward Park, and to my home. In the park we walked on quiet trails, and around […]